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Be·lém(bə-lĕm′, -lāN′) Formerly Pa·rá (pə-rä′)
A city of northern Brazil in the Amazon delta. It is the chief port and commercial center of the vast Amazon River basin.
(Placename) a port in N Brazil, the capital of Pará state, on the Pará River: major trading centre for the Amazon basin. Pop: 2 097 000 (2005 est)
the capital of Pará state, in N Brazil on the Pará River. 755,984.
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|Noun||1.||Belem - port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin|